Staff Excellence Awards

The Staff Excellence Awards celebrate and recognise the achievements of staff right across Queen's. Open to all staff, awards are presented in six categories with individual prizes of £1,000 available.

About the awards

Nominations can be made across six categories.

Nominations can be from staff and students and may include a mixture of: self-nomination; manager nomination; colleague or student nomination.

Award Categories

How to nominate

Online nominations are now closed. Thank you to everyone who nominated in this year's Awards.

Nominated colleagues will be informed in November and the shortlist will be announced in January 2019. Good luck to all our nominees.

Shortlisting and Judging

Judging Panel

Chaired by Senate member Marion Matchett, the Judging Panel is made up of representatives from the main staff categories from across the Faculties and Professional Services and a student representative. The Panel will assess nominations against the criteria listed in each award category.

Meet the Judging Panel

Awards Ceremony and Prizes

Awards Ceremony

The 2018 Staff Excellence Awards Ceremony will take place in the Whitla Hall on Friday, 1 February 2019.

Shortlisted and nominated staff will be invited to attend the ceremony.


Individual winners will receive a personal prize of £1,000. Team winners will each receive £1,000 with a cap of £5,000 per team.

In addition, all winners will receive a trophy.

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Previous Winners

Previous Award Winners